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Women and Weasels - a book by Bettini, Maurizio

Women and Weasels

Mythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Women and Weasels( )
Author: Bettini, Maurizio
Translator: Eisenach, Emlyn
ISBN:978-0-226-04474-3
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

If you told a woman her sex had a shared, long-lived history with weasels, she might deck you. But those familiar with mythology know better: that the connection between women and weasels is an ancient and favorable one, based in the Greek myth of a midwife who tricked the gods to ease Heracles's birth--and was turned into a weasel by Hera as punishment. Following this story as it is retold over centuries in literature and art, Women and Weasels takes us on a journey...
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Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Health & Fitness / Pregnancy & Childbirth
Nature / Animals / Mammals
Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.474 Pounds

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